Dee has a Bachelor of Science in Animal Technology from Quinnipiac College, and received her Connecticut AHT certification and AALAS certifications at the LAT level following her graduation. She has previously worked at the Boehringer Ingelheim’s Animal Resource Center for 11 years. Dee then moved to San Diego with her husband where she was employed as the Veterinary Service Coordinator at the Salk Institute where she earned her RVT certification. Later, a position at St. Jude Children’s Hospital for her husband brought them here to Memphis where she has worked at Gentle Care Animal Hospital for the past 16 years. Dee’s primary focus is to assist with canine reproduction services offered here at Gentle Care Animal Hospital.


Debbie started working at Gentle Care Animal Hospital in April 2007. She studied Animal Science at UT Martin, choosing veterinary technician as her career. Her first job in a veterinary hospital was in 1986. She has worked in every area in a veterinary hospital, from kennel, to vet tech, to receptionist. Debbie is in charge of inventory control. Semen freezes, dentals and cesarean sections are some of her major interests in our hospital. She also enjoys working with surgery and sick patient recovery.

Debbie has one daughter, Mallory, who also works in animal health. Most of her spare time is spent with her two grandchildren, Cheyenne and Knox. They like to shop, go to the zoo and paint together. Debbie also likes crafts and rehabbing furniture.

The most important fur baby in her life is Allie. Allie is an American bully and is four years young. Debbie got Allie as a six week old puppy and later found out she is deaf. Allie is very entertaining, loves everyone she meets and enjoys coming to the hospital to visit.


Brandon started working at Gentle Care in 2010. Brandon started in the kennel and now works as a vet tech at the hospital. Brandon has always had a passion and love for helping animals. Brandon was born and raised in Memphis and is a big fan of the Tennessee Titans and the Grizzlies. Outside of work he likes to spend time with his girlfriend of two and a half years, and sharing time with his friends and family. Brandon has one pet named Big Meech who he loves very much.